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, and we work in cooperation with doj and especially with the fbi to investigate and prosecute cyber criminals. we also have a focal point for the government's cybersecurity outreach and awareness efforts. it's important to note that private industry owns and operates the vast majority of the country's critical infrastructure and cyber networks. consequently, the private sector plays a critical role in protecting the nation's cybersecurity. dhs has initiated several programs to promote that public/private sector coordination. to enable us to coordinate responses to innocents at all levels just like we do, as i said before, for incidents in the physical world. the private sector is an active participation in the communications and integration certain. lots of acronyms in this business, but the ncic is a 24/7 watch center that coordinates activities across the federal government and with private sector partners providing watch and warning, analysis and a coordinate mated response. dhs is also leading efforts to protect critical information infrastructure by sharing actionable cyber thr
to government cyber and wisdom sitting next to secret service agents and fbi agents so they're all sharing the information in near real-time, machine to machine speed, not necessarily just human to human. so they can get that overall operational picture to identify cyber risk. and then it becomes actionable because the energy sector person sits there and says, that's important to me in this way, and i need that information to protect my sector which may be different than what the water person sees. so than by doing that and collecting and sharing classified information them unclassified information, per type -- proprietary information, we have a better idea of what activity is and how the activity propagates through these various sectors. so it's something that can be enhanced. is something that can be expanded on that is something that currently exists. >> so that is an effective system, capability to provide the very similar information sharing to what congress would like to legislate. is there an awareness problem? >> i think it's an evolutionary problem. so we started the capability, a
and especially with the fbi to investigate and prosecute cybercriminals. we also serve as a focal point for the government cybersecurity overreach and awareness efforts. it is important to note that private industry owns and operates the vast majority of the country's critical infrastructure and cybernetworks. consequently, the private sector plays a critical role in protecting the nation's cybersecurity. dhs has initiated several programs to promote the public sector collaboration. who spearheaded development of the first-ever national cyberplan to enable us to coordinate responses to instances at all levels, just like we do as i said in the physical world. the private sector is also enacting participant in the national cybersecurity communications and integration center. lots of acronyms in this business. it is a 24/7 watch senator courtney's favorite duties across the federal government and was yours providing watch and warning, analysis and coordinated response. dhs is also a leading effort to protect critical information infrastructure by sharing actionable cyberthreats, helping st
in benghazi? and to that, the fbi says it is too dangerous to be in benghazi why none of them are there now. is that because the situation has worsened or was the always that dangerous in benghazi? >> i think, on the terrorist attack i mean, as we determined the details of what took place there, and how that, attack took place, that it became clear that there were terrorists who had planned that attack and that's when i came to that conclusion. as again, as to who was involved, what specific groups were involved, i think the investigation that is ongoing hopefully will determine that. >> a day after or, was -- >> took a while to really get some of the feedback from what exactly happened at that location. >> there was a thread of intelligence reporting that that groups in the environment in western, correction, eastern libya were seeking to coalesce but there wasn't anything specific and certainly not a specific threat to the consulate that i'm aware of. and, as far as to the risks that the fbi reported to you, really have to ask them for why they made that determination. i don't know. >> wa
heard bad information about the guy -- fbi agent who was tortured and other things happened to him. the bulk is on his hands. but the media doesn't think so. they protect him every time they can. i mean, who is supposed to stand up for the guys? you know what i'm saying? >> host: let's to go to nicholas burns. let's see how you think the administration handledded libya. >> guest: i have worked for republican and democratic administrations. i think it's unfair to level such a criticism in president obama. he has been a very strong leader on protecting this country as president bush was. and i think both presidents, since 9/11, have put security of the american people, our homeland security as job number one as they should. and they have both been strong in the area. it's unfair to assert that president obama has let down the guard. libya was a triple tragic event. he died two weeks ago today along with the three of the colleagues. the responsibility for guarding our embassy overseas is not the -- we don't have american military protecting our embassy. it's the host country that prov
partners including the fbi. the intelligence community is devoting more resources to identifying trafficking networks. it strengthened protection so that foreign-born workers know their rights. and most of all we are going after the traffickers. new anti-trafficking teams are dismantling their networks. last year we charged a record number of these predators with human trafficking. we are putting them where they belong, behind bars. [applause] but with more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around the world, think about that, more than 20 million, we have got a lot more to do. and that is why earlier this year i directed my to increase their efforts and today i can announce a series of additional steps that we are going to take. first we are going to do more to spot it and stop it. we will prepare a new assessment of human trafficking in the united states until we better understand the scope in the scale of the problem. we will strengthen training so investigators and law enforcement are even better equipped to take action and treat victims as victims, not as criminals
in washington, chief of staff to the fbi director robert mueller. in 2006 he became the first justice department lawyer to fill a brand-new position position assistant attorney general for national security. event served as the homeland security adviser to president george w. bush and is now in private practice and watching 10. can, please. >> it's dangerous to be on a panel that starts off with a reference to "playboy" magazine but i will see if i can catch my breath and go for. thanks very much and it's good to be here. i've been asked to talk about three cases. one is against a national security case and the two more regular criminal cases. let me start with the national security case and that is called proper versus fantasy generational. it is a standing case relating to a challenge to what is called the fisa amendment act. the fisa amendment act was passed in 2008 and it was an amendment, very substantial mimic of the foreign intelligence surveillance act passed in 1978 and understand the standing issue, you have to understand the merits a little bit. >> for those watching on c-span what is
. the europeans will have less authority and voting. united states will have to fbi way in various sites of authority institutional authority. and so that is a what i think is the future of renegotiating the liberal world order. but again the up fundamental point is that most of the countries rising up are rising up precisely because they are in it. they want to be in it. and the trade that comes from open pes and the rules that provides rising statementses protections against precisely what we were talking about before. arbitrary and discriminate power. i think there are new constituencies for liberal order. they have to be brought to the table and have to be given respect and the kind of level playing field that you associate with liberal international order. >> there are two dimensions to this that strike me as potentially worrisome. i would like to frame them and jessica and tom respond. one we look at the -- [inaudible] international institutions and we scrolled some cause for concern. right, global warming is an issue within the institution that were created to deal with it have co
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in washington, chief of staff to the fbi director robert meueller and he began the justice department lawyer to fill the position as the attorney general for national security he then served as the homeland security adviser to president george w. bush and is now in private practice in washington. ken, please. spec the panel starts off with a reference to playboy magazine, but i will see if i can catch my breath and go forward. thanks very much, pete. good to be here. i've been asked to talk about three cases. 1i guess you could call a national security case and then number to a more regular case. let me start with the national security case and that is called blabber versus amnesty international. it's actually standing case but it's a standing case relating to a challenge to what's called the fisa amendment act passed in 2008, and was an amendment through a very substantial amount of the foreign intelligence surveillance act passed in 1978, and to understand the standing issue of the stakes at play you have to understand the merits a little bit so let me get into them. >> for those watching
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